Topic: Barack Obama
The White House and business leaders team up to craft a program to encourage energy efficient home improvements.
01/18/2010 04:28 pm
After social upheaval, clubs and small publishers have sprung up in the East African nation as new outlets for literary expression.
01/18/2010 03:15 pm
As the Scott Brown vs. Martha Coakley contest for the Massachusetts Senate seat comes to a head, some experts say bad weather on voting day Tuesday could help Democrat Coakley.
01/18/2010 01:35 pm
The Democrats will lose their filibuster-proof 60-seat majority in the US Senate if Scott Brown defeats Martha Coakley in the Massachusetts special election Tuesday. There are at least three ways Democrats could still pass healthcare reform, but each would be problematic.
01/18/2010 01:05 pm
Yanukovich, who sparked the Orange Revolution by allegedly rigging the 2004 elections, is leading the polls, but the US can still support the nascent democracy there.
01/18/2010 01:04 pm
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day a year after the first African-American president took office, Americans appear to have mixed views about the impact of President Obama's election on race relations.
01/18/2010 12:29 pm
President Obama brought the energy from his 2008 campaign to Boston Sunday in a rally for Democrat Martha Coakley. She's locked in a tight race with Scott Brown to succeed the late Ted Kennedy in the US Senate.
01/17/2010 09:16 pm
Conservative tycoon Sebastian Piñera won the second round of Chile's presidential election on Sunday in part due to voter faith that he can revive the economy. Meanwhile, Brazil's economy is booming.
01/17/2010 06:13 pm
Scientists predict a Haiti-magnitude earthquake along the New Madrid fault during the next 50 years. The fault runs under the Mississippi Delta, one of the poorest parts of the US.
01/17/2010 03:10 pm
President Obama will come to Massachusetts Sunday to help bolster Martha Coakley, the Democratic nominee for the US Senate seat formerly held by Ted Kennedy. But the move could help challenger Scott Brown.
01/17/2010 01:38 pm